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Man arrested over Brighton stabbing and car attack

News   •   Sep 23, 2019 17:35 BST

Police investigating an incident in which a man was stabbed and run over in a Brighton street have arrested a man.

At 3.30am on Saturday (21 September) the 31-year old local man was in Norwich Drive, Bevendean, when he was stabbed several times to the body and was run over by a car which then drove away.

He received treatment at the Royal Sussex County Hospital but was discharged from hospital later on the dame day.

On Monday morning (23 September) a 22-year-old man was arrested in Brighton on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm in relation to the incident. After being interviewed he was released on police bail until 21 October while enquiries continue.

Detective Sergeant Sebastian Day said: "We are still keen to speak to anybody who witnessed or heard the incident or who has any information relating to it. If you can help please contact us online or by calling 101, quoting Operation Elevate.

"You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111." 

Author: Tim Mahony
Ref: SXP55443/2019